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These records include the index to Declarations of Intention, Naturalization Certificate Stubs, Naturalization Records, and Petitions for Naturalization filed at the Franklin County Superior Court between 1874 and 1974. The index will give information about the applicant and what documents are included in the files.
For the best search results, search by name. Search by either last name, first and last name, or just the first letter of the last name. The document year is the date of entry into the United States.
Learn about the documentation of Naturalization in Washington and what information is found in the various record types by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection" here
The Washington Territorial Legislature created Franklin County on November 28, 1883. It was named after the American patriot, Benjamin Franklin. Formerly part of Whitman County, it is situated in the southeast part of the state and is bounded by the Columbia River on the west and the Snake River on the east.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by George Smethers, Ephrata, Washington and Brigid Clift, Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Franklin County Clerk, Naturalization Records, 1874-1974, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Franklin County Government, Superior Court Clerk, Naturalization Certificate Stubs, 1907-1929; Naturalization Declarations of Intention, 1890-1929; Naturalization Filings (Miscellaneous,) 1874-1974; Naturalization Petitions, 1907-1929; Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find Naturalization records not included on this website, contact the Central Regional Branch at (509) 963-2136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.